Karkala; Dec 30: V.Sunil Kumar, legislator and president of Kambala Samiti informed in the press meet that 11th year’s Lava-Kusha Jodukare Bayalu Kambala will be held on January 04th, being jointly organized by Miyyar Kambala Samiti and Navodaya Grama Vikasa Charitable trust, Mangalore.
Buffalo race (Kambala) will be inaugurated by legislator V.Sunil Kumar at 8.00 am in the morning and H.Gopala Bhandary, former MLA and honorary president of Kambala Samiti will preside over the function.
Miyyar Mahalingeshwara temple’s chief priest Haridas Bhat,Miyyar Church’s dharma guru Rev.Fr.Jerome Monthero,Jamiya mosque Dharma guru E.Junain Noor,district Panchayat social standing committee president Udaya Kotian,taluk panchayat member Nagappa Mera and Miyyar village panchayat president Baby were present.
A separate gallery will be constructed for the owners of the buffalos of buffalo race to sit. Inauguration of the Kambala will be held at 4.00 pm.
M.Veerappa Moily, Union minister for petroleum will preside over the valedictory function.M.N.Rajendra Kumar, president of Navodaya Grama vikasa charitable trust will distribute the prizes, Karnataka Rajyotsava award winner Mulky Payyottu Sadashiva Salian and district Rajyotsava award winner Nallur Hurlady Raghuveer.A.Shetty will be congratulated on the occasion, he said.
District Kambala Samiti President Bhaskar S Kotian, Miyyar Kambala Samiti organizing committee president Jeevandas Adyanthaya, District panchayat member Udaya.S.Kotian, Treasurer Shyam N Shetty, Committee members like K.Shyama Shetty, Ravindra Kumar, Mahabala.R.Poojary, M.Jayaram Prabhu and Ramesh Hegde were present.